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0.6 FTE (24 hours per week)


We are looking for an experienced counsellor, psychologist or psychotherapist to join our Family Support team at Hibiscus Hospice.

The primary responsibility of this role will be to provide counselling support to patients, carers and families both in the Hospice inpatient unit, and also in the community.

In addition the successful applicant will also be involved in:

  • Planning and facilitating support groups for patients, carers and families.
  • Contributing to training both staff and other people within the community

This is a part time role of 24 hours a week. The successful applicant will need to be available on Wednesdays, but can otherwise determine their hours and days of work

Hibiscus Hospice is a specialist hospice and palliative care service which has been providing quality, professional and dedicated care to patients and their families for over 30 years. The successful candidate will join an experienced and tight-knit team and be based at our modern building with free parking and educational seminars.


Desired skills and experience

We are looking for someone with counselling experience who is able to work with people from a wide range of backgrounds. Specific experience within palliative care (or with loss and grief) is preferred but not essential.

The successful candidate will also have:

  • A degree or postgraduate certificate or diploma in counselling, psychology or psychotherapy
  • A full practising certificate
  • The ability to work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team

How to apply

Email a covering letter outlining your interest in the role, and CV to Judy Whiddett at

Applications close 15 June 2018